Long Valley by Robert E. Kreig is an exhilarating tale about the struggle to survive against all odds and how to stay resilient no matter what happens. At the bottom of snow-capped mountains, nestled comfortably, lies the small population of Long Valley. It is the place where everyone knows the other’s business, and life is much sweeter and less complicated. However, all of this changes when there is news of an accident near an army base in the locale. Reports spread detailing horrific incidents and unbelievably frightening events taking place that put the lives of the residents in great danger. A deadly virus has spread, transforming anyone in the vicinity. Livestock, pets, wildlife, and humans are turning into something terrifyingly unnatural and brutal. As law enforcement and civilians begin to band together to keep the town safe, there lie great risks ahead. Sacrifices that must be made to survive. Nevertheless, when most of the townspeople ‘turn,’ survival is much more challenging, with little to no chance for escape.
Long Valley by Robert E. Kreig is an utterly thrilling horror and fantasy book that focuses on the unassuming people of Long Valley and their struggle for survival in the worst of odds. It is a searing and propulsive story that showcases the author’s ability to explore the human sense of fear and the ache to survive when dangers lurk on the horizon. The author writes scenes that are focused and emotionally rich, characters that are fully drawn and genuinely flawed, and a community whose shared sense of danger moves everyone to be creative. The narrative moves at breakneck speed, with twists that readers won’t see coming. Robert E. Kreig’s prose is gorgeous and his novel is as imaginative as it is delectable to fans of horror.